EMA: Marty Graham Re-Elected Chairman, M-Go & Sony Network Entertainment Join Board28 Jul, 2015 By: Erik Gruenwedel
Veteran executive Marty Graham, president of home entertainment for Rentrak, was re-elected chairman of the Entertainment Merchants Association board of directors for the 2015-16 term.
Jonathan Zepp, who handles entertainment, news and sports partnerships for YouTube and is head of movie and TV partnerships for Google Play, was elected vice chairman, and former chairman Bob Geistman, EVP of sales and marketing for Ingram Entertainment, was re-elected treasurer.
New board members Mike Saksa, SVP of content for Redbox, and Michael Aragon, VP and GM of global digital video and music services for Sony Entertainment Network, were elected secretary and at-large, respectively.
Digital distributors M-Go and Sony Entertainment Network joined the board for the first time.
The remaining EMA 2015-16 board includes: Richard Barry (Toys "R" Us), Aaron Cherveny (Target), Cameron Douglas (M-Go)
Mike Gimlett (GameFly), Daniel J. Kaufman (GameStop), Chris Koller (Best Buy), Jim Loperfido (Emerald City Video), Doreen McHugh (Giant Eagle), Bill Miller (Trans World Entertainment), Mark Vrieling (Rain City Video).